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THE SHOPPING BASKET
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2136462
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1980. Very good condition.

A simple story with plenty of bright colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Yellow end papers. Unpaginated. Large format. ISBN: 0224018647. Some browning to covers.

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RED COMET: THE SHORT LIFE AND BLAZING ART OF SYLVIA PLATH
Written by Heather Clark.
Stock no. 2136318
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2020. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781787332539. Bumping to top and tail of spine, with tiny split to top.

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THE MINPINS
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.
Stock no. 1322236
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Little Billy was awfully tired of being good... This is the story of what happens when he goes through the Gate into the Forest of Sin and meets the extraordinary Minpins and the Red-Hot Smoke-Belching Gruncher! Told with all the darkly imaginative flair of the Master Storyteller. Vivid illustrations provide an inspired interpretation of this fantastical world. Large format 11 x 8.5". Glazed pictorial boards. 48 pages. ISBN: 0224028995. Removal of label from front pastedown causing a little bit of a mess. Contents otherwise fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased with a small tear to top edge of rear panel.

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EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES
Written by Erich Kastner.
Stock no. 1322170
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

With an introduction by Walter De La Mare. Yellow cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, base of spine is slightly grubby. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to textblock and some pages. Grubby dustwrapper has pencil markings to rear panel and is edge worn.

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NAPOLEON AT THE BRIARS
Written by Faith Compton Mackenzie.
Stock no. 2136213
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with silver title to front cover. Limited edition to 1000 copies. This is Copy No. 928.Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some foxing; nicks and chips, with minimal loss; grubby marks.

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SONGS AND VERSE
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Babette Cole; Tony Ross; et al..
Stock no. 1322076
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A visual feast zinging with colour and wit. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 191 pages. ISBN: 022407038X. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and edge of front panel.

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THE ROALD DAHL TREASURY
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Raymond Briggs; Babette Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1322070
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, yellow title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046918. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few tiny foxspots else contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/creased.

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GREENERY: JOURNEYS IN SPRINGTIME
Written by Tim Dee.
Stock no. 2136003
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2020. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. Tim Dee tries to travel with the season and its migratory birds, making remarkable journeys to keep in step with the very best days of the year. ISBN: 9781787330559. Some light wear to spine. Browning to outer page edges.

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FRED
Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 2135983
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Everyone in the neighbourhood was terribly sad to hear from Nick and Sophie that their cat Fred had died. Late one night they are awakened by a curious 'Meeeyow'. Something baffling was about to begin in the garden which will amaze even the most experienced catwatcher... Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations with balloon captions. ISBN: 0224024485. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner and small cat drawing. Spine is browned with a few small knocks. Contents are still excellent!

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1321864
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Light foxing to contents.

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MR. MEAD AND HIS GARDEN
Written by John Vernon Lord. Illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
Stock no. 1321862
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1980. Very good condition.

A story told in verse. Glazed pictorial boards. Large colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224010417. Spine and corners bumped. Contents clean.

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JOHN PATRICK NORMAN McHENNESSY-THE BOY WHO WAS ALWAYS LATE
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 2135892
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0224025252. Bumping to spine and corners; couple of tiny chips. A few marks and some browning to covers.

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